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hundreds protest, then mourn a 13-year-old killed by a sonoma county deputy. now, new questions are being raised about that deputy's background. >> reporter:and why the chronicle is taking a stand against one of the n-f-l's most storied franchises. >> reporter: ucsf investigators are trying to track down a witness who could help shed some light in to an investigation that so far has had very few answers. kron 4 has learned police want to speak to man who they say was admitted onto the fifth floor from the emergency stairwell back on oct. 4th ucsf police saying the man had seen someone lying on the stairwell and reported it to a senior staff member at the hospital. >> reporter:investigators believe this happened back
on october 4th just before 7:30 in the morning the information was reported to the san francisco police department four days before lynn spalding was found dead. right now it s unclear if the man is an employee at the hospital. >> reporter:we did reach out to a spokesperson for the hospital, she tells us she is happy there is a wider net being cast on the investigation and that the staff is helping in anyway possible. >> reporter: the witness is described as an asian man 30-40 years old 5.8 tall with a medium build as to why this witness has not come forward is anyone's guess right now we are told that the hospital has already made efforts to track him down and get some answers. >> reporter: scott rates kron4 news. happening now.
>> catherine: hundreds of people marched through santa rosa today. saying they want justice for andy lopez. two rallies merged into one on the campus of santa rosa junior college. then the group marched across town to the headquarters of the sonoma county sheriff's department. >> reporter: a very emotional night at santa rosa. we're talking about hundreds of people march showed up at the church for in the lopez and they'd just wrapped up in the last half an hour. you can see in this video shot the casket of and the lopez holding his body. his family surrounding the casket. people are entering the church and coming out of the church this evening. they are saying their
goodbyes to the 13 year-old who was shot by the deputy last week. emotions here ran high. >> (crying) as a mother and i would hope that things would change in the community i will i really feel sorry for his mother. >> when i saw him come out of the car is heartbreaking you know? i had to lead it was very hard to justin and there. had to leave. the poor >> reporter: 10 live in santa rosa j.r. stone kron 4 news.
>> catherine: protestors upset that a sheriff's deputy shot and killed such a young boy. >>"justice and that the guy who did it get what he deserves. i have a son too and if my son was that age i would feel the same way as >> reporter: sheriff's department lasted for several hours. deputies and santa rosa >> catherine: police were nearby, but the protest remained peaceful. >> reporter: our team coverage continueswe're learning more about the deputy who shot and killed andy lopez. 48-year-old erick gel-haus shot lopez seven times. he's an iraq war veteran who's also a firearms instructor. gelhaus has spent 24 years
in law enforcement. he's contributed to gun publications.and in 2008.he wrote an article for swat magazine. >> >> reporter:"today is the day you may need to kill someone in order to go home. >> reporter: somebody needs to be in charge, so make a decision." >> reporter:and in the same article, he said "when you are caught in an ambush, you need to make your decisions immediately and carry them out just as quickly. >> reporter:you need to shut down the bad guys who initiated the ambush so that you can go home." >> reporter:keep it tuned here to kron four as we continue to follow the latest with the andy lopez protests. you can also get updates on our facebook and twitter pages, kron four-dot-com, and our new mobile app. >> catherine: new at 8. in hopes of making shoppers feel safer on the streets of oakland's chinatown. a local businessman is bringing in
>> catherine: kron 4's dan kerman has more. >> reporter: he is the one that will pay for the guard in the last year. it is his way to think think the committee for supporting the bake in the last 30 years. new tonight at 8--there is a community meeting tonight in >> we just felt the community could use this more. >> reporter: oakland all were all primed has placed here in the community and kept them away >> reporter: he thinks the additional security coverage and security cameras will help and make a difference and so does business officer
business owners. >> anything that help bring the message it some good for the community. >> reporter: oakland to many neighborhoods have safety ambassadors. in oakland chinatown demand carmen kron 4 news >> catherine: new tonight at 8, there is a community meeting tonight in redwood city to help the redwood city to help the dozens of families who were displaced by a huge apartment fire earlier in the month. including a woman who had her previous house burn down earlier this year. cboe kron 4's jeff bush is live in redwood city.jeff, what are they talking about tonight? >> reporter: tried to get people to put into new
homes. last look in the video and see that bridge cross was helping families with givebacks full of toiletries. now, as you can imagine there is nothing like this it would be devastating. her house burned up in july issue will be and to the terrace apartments before they burned them. >> we moved there like three weeks before the second fire strike struck it when the fire came through a thought that it was a nightmare. i tried to grab pictures that i have not unpacked from the first fire. i was
devastated in again, i lost everything up again. >> reporter: i can't even imagines that. again, this fire has affected dozens of people dozens of family. >> catherine: new tonight at 8-- >> catherine: a mexican man wanted for murder in arizona has been arrested at s-f- o.moments before he boarded a flight to mexico. border patrol agents say margarito pimentel tried to board a flight friday night. >> catherine: he's going to be extradited to arizona. >> catherine: a san rafael jury is deliberating the case against max wade. the 19-year-old accused of trying to murder two teenagers in mill valley. >> catherine: he's better known for allegedly stealing a lamborghini belonging to celebrity chef guy fieri. yesterday, fieri testified he did not know wade, and did not give him permission to take the car. wade is being charged as an
adult. >> catherine: he's facing about 30-years in prison. >> catherine: coming up at a white google class could end up costing you a real fortune. the big mystery on the bay and it does not look like this thing will go anywhere anytime soon. andanother piece of video.that bay area car maker tesla wishes was not circulating on the internet. for the second time this month.we see a tesla model-s after it burst into flames. this most recent incident was in mexico >> reporter: >> jacqueline: temperatures are dropping off into the 40 range with 46 in half moon bay and 48 and a bottle. we will see some 30
>> reporter:the electric car apparently drove through a wall, hit a tree, and caught fire. and this was the scene october 2nd near seattle -- a tesla burned after hitting some road debris. the debris punctured the car's electirc battery.which led to a large fire in the car's front end. >> reporter:late last week the national transportation safety administration said there's no indication this fire was caused by a sefety defect. kron-4 reached out to tesla for comment - we have not heard back. >> reporter:shares of bay
area car-maker tesla.largely unaffected today after another report of a fiery crash. >> catherine: the man accused of injuring six law enforcement officers.and causing a long stand-off. was in court today. police say sammy duran shot an ice agent in the leg friday. and injured five officers in roseville. near sacramento. >> catherine: charges were filed against duran today - including seven attempted murder counts. he's in jail - and is expected to enter a plea friday. the injured officers are expected to be ok. >> catherine: for the second consecutive day, the woman accused in a d-u-i crash that killed a couple. was unable to appear in court. >> catherine: 53-year-old marjorie reitzell was scheduled to be arraigned today - but was once again excused because of medical reasons. police say she was drunk when she hit and killed a couple walking their dog thursday night in menlo park. reitzell's brother made brief statement after the hearing was cancelled. >> she's not an animal, she
is mentally and physically disabled. she has been grieving since my mom passed. you have to look at it the way it is, she is not an animal. she is probably in more pain than the family because she wished it she was in their shoes and she does not want to face the reality of what has happened has happened. >> catherine: prosecutors say reitzell's blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit. she faces two felony counts of vehicular manslaughter and two felony counts of driving under the influence. >> catherine: the latest in a series of spying allegations. with the n-s-a accused of not only tapping the phones of millions of americans. but also the phones of top allied leaders. >> catherine: the house intelligence committee is asking questions. and talking about possible changes to the foreign intelligence surveillance act. >> catherine: last week - a german magazine reportand that e
belonging to a german belonging to german chancellor angela merkle was tapped. tapped. >> ".our authorities." >> catherine: the white house is supposedly considering banning eavesdropping on friendly foreign leaders. >> catherine: it turns out that officials knew the affordable care act' was 'not' ready for prime-time. or anytime for that matter. people who worked on the website had warned the white house there were problems. as joe john's reports, the warnings came a month before the program's launch-date. >> catherine: cnn has learned that the obama administration was warned in september that the obamacare website wasn't ready to go live. in this report for the previous month transmitted to the government by one of the contractors, cgi. >> reporter:the report gave "the highest priority" to things in plain language like "we dont have access to monitoring tools" "not enough time in schedule to conduct adequate performance testing"and "hub services are intermittently the
'site's not working sometimes'. >> reporter:cgi saying back in september place to alert whenever the hub goes down. >> reporter:back on capitol hill on tuesday the head of cms, the centers for medicare and medicaid services, responsible for the big fail on the launch of the healthcare.gov web site kicked off her testimony before the house ways and means committee by saying she's sorry. >>"we know that consumers are eager to purchase this coverage andto the millions of americans who have attempted to use healthcare.gov to shop and enroll in healthcare coverage, i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should." >> reporter:at times the witness was almost window dressing. peppered with questions about when she'll have enrollment numbers for obamacare, marilyn tavenner stuck to a script
>>"we'll have those numbers in mid-november." "mid-november." "mid-november." "mid-november." >> reporter:and with that the political headknocking began -- in the hearing room where open warfare over health care has been waged for decades. a democratic congressman leaped out of his chair claiming his party worked years ago to try to improve the republican prescription drug plan-- but when it came to obamacare, the g-o-p didnt exactly return the favor. >>"the massachusetts experience was very slow initially; and it started to ramp up over time. we expect the same type of projections." >> reporter: >>how many of you stood up to do that.none no one >>"it's a false choice to say it's obamacare or nothing >>"are you serious to say alternative.we've gone through 42 votes."
>>"it's a false choice to say it's obamacare or nothing >>"are you serious to say you've had a serious alternative.we've gone through 42 votes." >> reporter:up for the main event on wednesday. that's when health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will appear before a congressional committee. >> jacqueline: over the bay area and sierra at this hour it is pretty much out of the region and see the clear skies tonight but with a chilly temperatures and patchy fog throughout the north the bag. so, a lot of forties' up there tomorrow morning in santa rosa and napa hundred 44 and half moon bay and the south bay with 44. we are going to
rebound with a little bit warmer than to day with temperatures morning a few degrees in the south and sinking for inland and north bellies. will continue the northern entrance into friday with more changes into the weekend with the winds returning. coming up! the >> catherine: it's that time of year -- there's snow in the sierra. resorts around tahoe are seeing the first substantial snow of season. this is what it looked like this morning in truckee. where there were about 10 inches of snow. businesses in the area say that this early dusting is encouraging. >>"thanksgiving time."
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>> reporter:a new high tech exclusive club is emerging google is releasing more of their "google glass" hi- tech glasses into the wild. but not just anyone can get their hands on this hot tech item there's a big catch >> reporter: right now about 10,000 people have a google glass unit. mostly google employees, celebrities, and developers. >> reporter:google just announced they are going to let those testers invite 3 of their friends to also become testers. >> reporter:these glasses won't be available for public purchase until 2014. >> reporter:so you can imagine there is a large techy geek population who can't wait to get their hands on a pair and have them before everyone else in a blog post google said they are doing the second wave of glass give outs this way because the existing testers will know best who would make good testers. >> reporter:they might have a point. maybe it is the best way to expand the product. but part of me wonders if
it's a brilliant marketing plan to spread hype you know make this tech item so exlusive. so hard to get your hands on. you have to know someone to get it >> reporter:keep in mind the existing testers had to pay $1,500 for a pair of google glass. and the next wave of testers who are lucky enough to get an invite also have to pay $1,500. and here is where the story takes the crazy turn. >> reporter:on ebay there are over 60 existing google glass testers actioning off their invites. >> reporter:so they think people will pay for the chance to pay google $1,500 for these high tech glasses. and what do you know their right people are bidding >> reporter:here is an aution with 14 hours left it has 9 bids. currently at $355 dollars so that's going to end a lot higherbut let's say it doesn't. so that means right now there are people willing to $355 just for the right to pay google $1,500 for google glass >> reporter:wheter google intended it or not. the hype is building. gsk4n >> catherine: a castro valley nursing home is facing some serious allegations. we'll show you what they're
accused of. call it a "title wave". this record setter seems perfect for surfing. and a mysterious barge on the bay has some people feeling "googly eyed". >> catherine: we'll explain. [ male announcer ] the founder of mercedes-benz once wrote something on a sheet of paper ♪ the challenge always accepted. and the calling forever answered.
search can find the answer. a huge barge with a big building on it has popped up -- and the rumors are flying. some believe that google is behind it. >> catherine: kron 4's justine waldman went to check it out. >>after a short drive on treasure island the big building on the barge is not hard to miss. >> reporter:tucked behind the new bay bridgethe 4 story structure has black cover over part of it. >> reporter:with white stairs on another side and what look like antennas on top. and a private security company guarding the piers entrance >> reporter:who is in charge of this? i don't know. you don't know or you can't tell me? both rumors are. google is behind the project. >> reporter:why the building is on the bay and what it is for remains a mystery. >> reporter:i have never seen it before
>> reporter:i sorta assumed it was there to dismantle the old bridge. >> "part of why online speculation is growing the barge belongs to googlegoogle has a patent for a data center that uses the oceans water for cooling." >> reporter:in maine, a very similar looking complex has been under construction since last year. it is made of shipping containers. >> reporter:despite all the secrecythe building on the barge here is gaining fans >> reporter:i happened to be in the bay so i thought i would come take some pictures for my geek friends. google is not commenting what if anything it is doing. >> reporter:and even the pelicans aren't talking on treasure island justine waldman kron 4 news >> catherine: no arrests yet. in the possible elder abuse investigation at a castro valley residential care home. on saturday -- deputies says they were called in to help
rescue 14 elderly patients. after most of the staff had left. >> catherine: that's after the facility had its license temporarily revoked by the state. there are now allegations that the family running the facility also left 'another' group of seniors at an oakland home - called eden manor. that was earlier this year. >>eden manor is now under new management. but an employee says before the transition.she and six other staffers were left to care for patients for about 16 hours a day. seven days a week for more than a month.without pay.and without enough supplies. >> there is no food. it is like they do not care about the residents. >> reporter:the state is trying to bar the owners of valley manor from operating or working in a california residential care facility again. their lawyer is disputing the claims that residents were not properly cared for.
>> i think that they should go to jail. >> reporter: their lawyer disputes the claim that the residents were on probably cure for it. on properly cared for. >> catherine: new tonight-- >> catherine: southwest airlines passengers flying out of oakland can now borrow an i-pad 2 at the airport. to watch t-v during flights. still ahead-- >> reporter: the popular web site profile but the concept the chronicle and will not print the word of redskins plan covering the team. native american groups continue to urge washington on up to change the team's
name but the owner says that is not happening. of facebook people on the bay area are between ian on this story. floor >> reporter: since they need to stop using the term i find it ridiculous. >> nicholas get over it. ridiculous get over it. >> reporter: we did reach out to the chronicle but no one to confirm the decision the redskins' name will referred to the name as washington moving forward.
>> catherine: the bear and ran off earlier tonight police reported that they caught the there 12 hours after it was spotted. >> catherine: coming up drivers in santa clara caught ignoring the signs. and breaking the rules. our stanley roberts shows us. and next. huge waves in portugal. one surfer takes them on. and even rescues a fellow surfer in the process. his next stop - the maverick's contest in half moon bay.
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>> catherine: the window for the legendary mavericks surf contest near half moon bay is set to open this friday. certain surfing conditions are required. things like the size of waves breaking at regular intervals. good visibility. and low winds. the window of opportunity for mavericks falls between november 1st and march 31st. >> catherine: grant? >> reporter:one of the competitors slated to participate in this year's mavericks contest is brazilian surfer carlos burle. he was reported to have possibly surfed the world's biggest wave off the coast of portugal.
he reportedly broke a world record monday -- by surfing a 100 foot wave. and burle was busy. >> reporter:there are reports that burle saved the life of a friend and fellow surfer -- after she wiped out and was knocked unconscious. she was taken to a local hospital with a broken ankle. the waves off portugal are often huge - and surfers come from all over to take them on. >> reporter: i will explain in the next edition of people behaving badly! i love watching tv outside.
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intersection of bowers and augustine in the city of santa clara where apparently stop is an acronym that stands for slightly tap on pedal >> reporter:you see there is little tiny law that says its ok to turn on red but here is the inportant part you have to stop first >> reporter:i guess that rule, law what ever you want to call it was missed during driving training or should i say lack of because in that short period of time it was an actual conga line of drivers only slightly tapping on the brake pedal but it wasn't just cars it was motorcycles . >> reporter: trucks carrying long blue pipes for construction and yes even big blue big rigs that slighty tapped on the brake pedal . >> reporter:only thing we are missing is a bicylist oh well there we have the whole gamut of people behaving badly by ignoring
the red light. oh and lets toss in this lincoln >> reporter:you know there is a reason why we have stop lights it's to control. the flow of traffic .it means you have to come to a complete stop >> reporter:a complete stop means all forward motion ceases and for the recored a legal stop means stopping at the limit line not 20 feet in front of it, and please don't give me that if i come to a complete stop someone will blow their horn at me. >> reporter:if you are that intimidated by a horn being blown might i suggest you start using public transportation, just saying in santa clara stanley roberts kron 4 news >> catherine: coming up. >> catherine: we've been asking you to send us some of your best halloween costumes and decorations. stay tuned as we share more of them with you. >> jacqueline: frost advisory and widespread 40 tomorrow morning.
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upper 30s for santa rosa and napa. frost advisory has been issued for the north bay where temperatures are expected to give the low '30's. uc highlighted in the matt the frost advisory for 9:00 tomorrow morning and you can't expect frosty wind shields. in a little bit warmer in the afternoon warmer than today. 67 in san rafael and 67 and antioch and downtowns san francisco. through the rest of the work week including hauling the church and forecast will get to in just a moment! >> jacqueline: gusty winds as the storm passes us to the north and will keep you posted on that first we will get to the trick or
treating forecasts which does not look bad at all. temperatures in the '60s for the most part. in sports we will >> catherine: and forster will show you more and lebraun james receives and other championship ring and goes to work to defend that title. and gary has highlights in the rest of the sport's next
>> gary: fourth 15 shooting the wayne wade scored 13 tonight >> gary: and the ben the more chance up and running >> gary: the defending world champs are up and running! >> gary: 12 and a half plan favored >> raising plan for the word for the lakers, is pretty sweet and not be happier that we open up.
>> the more time we have with another the more the better we will be. >> gary: the first young man, time sent his father michael played many years stow when he talks about growing up watching the lakers that is what he is referring to. >> gary: has subjacent applebaum with you getting his shot at by 35 tonight. >> gary: to i i saw jason appelbaum with to give me his thoughts at 535 tonight. >> gary: 49ers will enjoy a week
off.and that means its tine for a little reflection.s >> gary: welcome home coach raiders try for.500 feels great, feels great. you get nine days away away. un are backed home and the comfort of your own bed with your and food. the raiders can get to.500 >> gary: raiders can get to 500 4-4 sunday at home against the eagles who will likely not have michael vick at quarterback >> gary: their 21-18 win over the steelers was of course sparked by terrelle pryor's record-breaking 93- yard touchdown run
>> a lot of the young guys that we a brat and still have a chip on the shoulder but have a top-notch opportunity to be the best their plan really well together. >> gary: the raiders have the bay area all to themselves. >> gary: talking of course about their outstanding quarterback rick that is it. but the team has also benefitted from an opportunistic defense they picked ben roethlisberger off twice in the 4th quarter sunday many of the raiders top defenders are on one-year contracts and want to show
they belong >> gary: would you like to buy a t-shirt for your kid after a prior arrest? >> catherine: not for your children now. >> gary: gardner out for season >> gary: stanford's two-time all-pac-12 defensive end and captain ben gardner will miss the remainder of the season with a torn pectoral muscle suffered in the win over oregon state saturday. gardner is a fifth-year s senior, so this effectively ends his stanford career.
>> gary: the timing of this injury couldn't be worse for the 5th-ranked cardinal as they take on #2 oregon a week from thursday in palo alto. >> gary: gardner will undergo surgery on thursday >> gary: red sox game 6 tickets the chance to see the red sox win a world series at home for the first time since 1918 has turned game 6 at fenway park into the most expensive local ticket in boston history. $1,860 >> gary: this morning the average price for a ticket to tomorrow night's game was $1,860. bleacher seats to the game, $300 last week, were selling for $1,100 today. >> gary: last night someone paid $24,000 on stubhub for a pair of tickets in the first row in a dugout box. >> gary: the red sox won the 2004 world series in st. louis and the 2007 world series in colorado >> catherine: kron 4 news at
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